Emirates to hire over 11,000 new staff in 2015

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015,21:39 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | Emirates Group, comprising Emirates airline and dnata, plans to hire over 11,000 new staff in the coming year across its business, in line with its projected growth across six continents. This would increase its staff size by six per cent by March 2016. Approximately half of the new recruits will comprise Dubai-based cabin crew for Emirates airline, a press release said here today.
As the airline gears up to receive over 20 new aircraft this year, it is also actively recruiting talent in areas such as Flight Operations, Engineering, Airport Services and Corporate functions.
Abdulaziz Al Ali, Executive Vice President Human Resources, Emirates Airline and Group, said ‘Right now we have over 75,000 employees in Dubai and around the world. More than 12,000 of our employees have been with the Group for over 10 years, and almost 3,000 have worked with us for over 20 years. More than anything, these facts illustrate the type of employer we are and the opportunities that we can offer.’